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  • Last update: Tuesday 25 November 2014 [223 news items]

HTC wins patent lawsuit over Nokia in Germany; production not affected by Netherlands injunction ruling

Apr 25, 21:29

The District Court of Mannheim, Germany, has dismissed a complaint filed by Nokia accusing HTC of infringing patent EP 1581016, covering a communications network terminal for accessing...

Chilisin signs patent license agreement with Vishay

Feb 19, 10:59

Chilisin Electronics has announced that the company and Vishay Intertechnology have entered into a worldwide, non-exclusive licensing agreement.

Lextar leads Taiwan-based LED makers in 2012 patent applications

Feb 18, 22:51

Lextar Electronics applied with the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs for 174 patents of which 125 ones were invention patents (the...

STATS ChipPAC enters into license and settlement agreement with Tessera

Jan 29, 11:30

STATS ChipPAC announced on January 29 that it has signed a patent license and settlement agreement with Tessera. The agreement results in the dismissal of all claims and counterclaims...

Taiwan FTC consents to formation of DVD patent alliance

Jan 25, 15:02

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on January 24 approved an application to form a DVD patent licensing alliance filed by Pioneer, Sony, Royal Philips Electronics and LG Electronics,...

TPK files lawsuits against Nokia and Huawei over touch panel patent infringements

Jan 9, 22:30

Taiwan-based touch panel maker TPK has filed lawsuits against Nokia and China-based Huawei technologies for patent infringements on the conductor pattern structure of the company's...

Japan 3-busbar solar cell patent affects OEM orders to Taiwan

Dec 12, 14:06

Japan-based Kyocera obtained a 3-busbar solar cell patent in Japan in September 2012. Some other Japan-based solar firms have been asking Taiwan-based solar cell OEM firms to change...

Everlight Electronics wins patent appeal against Nichia

Dec 4, 21:28

LED packaging company Everlight Electronics on December 4 announced that the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has made a judgment to uphold its claim on the invalidity of Japan-based LED...

Samsung, Apple patent disputes may escalate

Nov 23, 10:27

Samsung Electronics seems to be determined to continue to its patent disputes with Apple after the US smartphone vendors reached a settlement with Taiwan-based HTC, according to industry...

Patent disputes hike royalty fees for Android handset makers

Nov 22, 14:22

Hardware vendors who use the Android platform for mobile devices are now finding their costs mounting up because of royalty payments, mainly to Microsoft and recently to Apple, according...

ASMedia to be listed at the end of December

Nov 14, 22:19

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary that focuses on producing USB 3.0 controller chips, is set to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) at the end of December,...

HTC, Apple settle patent dispute

Nov 12, 10:53

HTC and Apple have jointly announced that they have reached a global settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement.

E Ink sues Trekstor over patent usage

Nov 8, 16:14

E Ink's US-based subsidiary, E Ink Corporation, has announced that it is suing German-based Trekstor for use of E Ink technology patents.

Solar cell makers have yet to see impact from Kyocera 3-busbar patent

Oct 16, 12:18

Japan-based solar firm Kyocera obtained a patent for 3-busbar solar cell structure in Japan on September 4, 2012. According to foreign media reports, the firm may use the patent to...

AUO signs patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink and Hydis

Oct 12, 15:30

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has signed patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink Holdings and its subsidiary in South Korea, Hydis Technologies. The parties have agreed...

Nokia, HTC may engage in patent lawsuits over WP8 smartphones, say sources

Sep 27, 01:50

Nokia and HTC may engage in a new round of patent lawsuits over Windows Phone 8 models released recently by the two vendors due to their similar designs, according to industry sour...

IV settles patent disputes with Hynix, Elpida

Sep 25, 10:38

Intellectual Ventures (IV) has announced that it has reached settlement agreements with SK Hynix and Elpida Memory, and resolved all pending patent infringement litigation with both...

iPhone 5 strong debut to affect non-iPhone camp, but may trigger patent war on LTE

Sep 13, 14:53

The iPhone 5 has made a strong debut in terms of design, Retina display, A6 chip, adding 4G LTE, and an upgraded camera that is likely to impact non-iPhone smartphones. The impact...

E Ink and Sharp sign patent cross-licensing agreement

Jul 13, 14:36

E Ink, the world's largest electronic paper display (EPD) supplier has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with Sharp to use TFT and LCD technologies.

SemiLEDs and Cree end patent litigation

Jun 27, 15:56

SemiLEDs Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced that SemiLEDs and Cree have agreed to end their respective patent infringement litigation...

InterDigital agrees to US$375 million patent transaction with Intel

Jun 19, 14:43

InterDigital and Intel have announced that certain of InterDigital's subsidiaries have signed a definitive agreement to sell to Intel roughly 1,700 patents and patent applications...

Nichia appeals patent ruling favoring Everlight

Jun 6, 01:45

Nichia has announced that the company has made an appeal with the Supreme Court of Japan against a Japan Patent Office's ruling in favor of Everlight Electronics over a patent disp...

Everlight wins YAG white light LED patent against Nichia

May 25, 16:19

Everlight Electronics recently filed an invalidation action with the Japan Patent Office against Nichia Corporation's YAG white light LED patent JP3503139 and has received the decision...

Lumenpulse receives US patent on technology that converts analog to digital signals allowing lighting control over AC power lines

May 18, 15:10

Lumenpulse, a manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, recently announced it has received...

Sentelic accuses Samsung, HTC, Apple, RIM of patent infringement

May 11, 15:47

Taiwan-based touch controller IC and touchpad maker Sentelic has filed a patent complaint against Samsung Electronics, HTC, Apple and Research in Motion (RIM) in the US, accusing...

Asustek involved in Pragmatus patent infringement charges

Mar 19, 12:03

Patent licensing company Pragmatus has filed charges with the US International Trade Commission against Asustek Computer and several other vendors for alleged infringement of its...

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MediaTek, Rambus sign patent license deal

Mar 9, 10:42

Rambus has signed a patent license agreement with MediaTek, according to the technology licensing company. The agreement covers the use of Rambus patented innovations in a broad range...

Apple to pay Elan US$5 million in patent lawsuit settlement

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 14:59

IC design house Elan Microelectronics has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) disclosing it has settled a patent infringement dispute with Apple.

China market: Handset makers form alliance to counter possible patent infringement lawsuits

Dec 30, 01:15

A number of handset makers in China, including Lenovo, ZTE, TCL, Coolpad and Konka, has formed an alliance in preparation to counter possible patent infringement lawsuits to bring...

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation files red phosphor patent infringement lawsuit in Korea

Dec 21, 14:08

On December 20, 2011, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) filed an infringement lawsuit in Seoul Central District Court against a US company, Intematix Corporation, and a Korean...

Asustek not afraid of patent lawsuits, says chairman

Dec 21, 01:25

Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer holds many patents concerning 3G communications and therefore does not worry about patent infringement charges, according to company chairman...

Impact of ITC ruling on HTC less than expected

Dec 20, 16:03

The final decision of the US International Trade Commission (ITC) in favor of Apple in a patent dispute with HTC will have limited impact on HTC as the scope of patent violation and...

LED maker Everlight to sue Nichia

Dec 2, 11:18

Taiwan-based Everlight Electronics has decided to file a complaint with the Tokyo District Court against Japan-based LED maker Nichia, accusing the company of lodging untruthful allegations...

Nanya, Intellectual Ventures strike deal

Dec 1, 16:08

Nanya Technology and Intellectual Ventures (IV) have entered into an intellectual property license agreement, according to the companies.

Commentary: HTC faced with more pressure on product competition than patent litigation

Nov 29, 17:08

While HTC has been facing a double whammy in patent infringement lawsuits and a dwindling of its product competitiveness, sources in the handset industry believe that the pressure...

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Realtime news
  • FineTek expects to see sequential growth of 10-15% in 2014 revenue

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:52

  • Connector maker BizLink looks to double-digit revenue growth in 2015

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:50

  • Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom hike target 4G user base for end of 2014

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:50

  • Getac lands orders for ruggedized notebooks/tablets from US Army, PG&E, BMW

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:19

  • BOE shifts focus from Samsung to China vendors

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:18

  • Taiwan market: Acer, Lenovo expect growth in 4Q14 PC shipments

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:18

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments reach 329.7 million in 3Q14

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:17

  • TV panel shipments increase 10.2% on year in October to 22.55 million

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:16

  • MediaTek dismisses rumors that it no longer supplies chips to Xiaomi

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:16

  • Some tablet vendors may streamline product lines to be launched in 2015

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:15

  • China market: 4G smartphone chip prices continue to fall

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:14

  • Taiwan IC designers expect gross margin to improve in 2015

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:13

  • Foxconn to continue investment in central Taiwan, says chairman

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:13

  • ChipMOS expects flat capex for 2015

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:12

  • LED packaging houses expected to see average sequential drop of 10% in 4Q14 revenues

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:11

  • China market: Third-party e-payments top CNY2.6 trillion in 3Q14, says Analysys

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:08

  • Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 4Q14 estimated at 74.53 million units

    Before Going to Press | Nov 25, 20:07

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